Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 -24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 22 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.80% 6.31% 7.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% 16.20% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 43
Essex median daily rate £463 £505 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% +2.02% +46.67%
10th Percentile £409 £372 £265
90th Percentile £576 £624 £587
East of England median daily rate £475 £515 £450
% change year-on-year -7.77% +14.44% +19.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Essex median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.16% +6.47%
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -12.16% +6.47%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 277 389 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.24% 38.94% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 255 280
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.53% +42.14%
10th Percentile £363 £407 £300
90th Percentile £552 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year - +6.64% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 26
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £35.52 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.80% -8.63% +12.68%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.37% -8.70% +14.29%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -13 14 £475 -7.77%
Brentwood +8 3 £450 -5.26%
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Microservices
3 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) Kanban
5 11 (50.00%) Docker
6 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 10 (45.45%) MySQL
6 10 (45.45%) Java 8
7 9 (40.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 9 (40.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (40.91%) Spring Boot
7 9 (40.91%) Spring
8 8 (36.36%) Unix
9 7 (31.82%) Pair Programming
10 6 (27.27%) JIRA
10 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
10 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) User Stories
11 5 (22.73%) Confluence
11 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
11 5 (22.73%) Test Automation

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Checkstyle
3 4 (18.18%) CA Gen
4 3 (13.64%) git-flow
4 3 (13.64%) GitLab
4 3 (13.64%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Gradle
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Hybris Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
1 9 (40.91%) Spring Boot
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Microservices
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) Kanban
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 9 (40.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (31.82%) Pair Programming
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 6 (27.27%) User Stories
9 5 (22.73%) Coaching
9 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
10 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (13.64%) API Design
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (13.64%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Java 8
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) BEA
2 4 (18.18%) Informatica
2 4 (18.18%) Pega
2 4 (18.18%) webMethods
3 3 (13.64%) WSO2
4 2 (9.09%) hybris
5 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Sun